Ralph Emerson is the Lead Pastor of New Life Chapel. With a dynamic voice and captivating delivery, he has been able to reach thousands of people with the message of the gospel of the Kingdom. Ralph’s ability to be Biblical, practical, cultural and generationally relevant has opened doors for him to speak across different platforms nationally.

He announced his call to preach on July 15, 2001 and began his preaching ministry October 21, 2001 at the Rising Star Church, Fort Worth, TX under the leadership of his Father Pastor Ralph W. Emerson Jr.

Ralph has had great exposure and ability to gravitate to great leaders who have influenced his methodology and leadership in ministry. Ralph’s dream is to see everyone impacted by the transforming power and love of Jesus Christ, that brings hope and life change to a people, a city, and a region across racial, ethnic, and generational lines.

He is happily married to his boyhood crush and best friend, Chanesia. They have two children, Orien Christopher and Eden Gabrielle.